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    Tuesday, January 09, 2018
    Starting as early as Friday, carriers will be able to complete the annual federal Unified Carrier Registration filings for 2018 and pay their annual registration fees, following a roughly 90-day delay in this year's process. The U.S. DOT's Unified Carrier Registration board has also reduced the fees carriers will pay to register with the DOT, cutting 2018's fees by 9.1 percent across the board. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, January 02, 2018
    Most can agree that 2017 was a busy year all around. A new, more truck-friendly administration moved into the White House. Regulations came under review. The much-anticipated ELD mandate finally made it to implementation at the end of the year. In case you need a quick refresher, below are some of the top highlights from 2017. Read more about these and other happenings. JANUARYPresident Trump took ...read more
    Wednesday, December 27, 2017
    The US Capitol Christmas Tree for the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC will come from Oregon in 2018. Once again, the Tree will be transported cross country along with 70 companion trees to be distributed to a variety of offices on Capitol Hill. This 48-year great American tradition will help to highlight the importance of trucking and bring joy to thousands of Americans at ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    Around the holidays, all the latest gadgets and gizmos get a lot of attention, vying for the top spot on gift lists. But, will any of these consumer technology trends end up impacting the trucking industry? Possibly. After all, the advent of Uber has moved from car rides to freight. Other new consumer trends that could touch trucking include the demand for longer-life batteries. Initially to help ...read more
    Friday, December 15, 2017
    We are excited to announce the date of the 2018 DSU Peterbilt & GMC, Inc. Truck Expo & Vendor Fair 2018! It will be held on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at the Portland Expo Center, from 2pm-8pm, with VIP access starting at 1pm. This year will be bigger and better than last year’s incredible event. The following are some highlights:•The latest Peterbilt, GMC and Isuzu trucks•The newest products on ...read more
    Categories: Member News
    Monday, November 27, 2017
    NTSB MOST WANTED LIST PROGRESS REPORT: COLLISION AVOIDANCE TECH, RECORDER USEEarlier this week, National Transportation Safety Board's director of their Office of Highway Safety Rob Molloy issued a progress report on the NTSB's 2017 - 2018 "Most Wanted List," which was initially published in November 2016. The list included several items pertaining directly to trucking, including collision ...read more
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    Late last week, a message was posted to the Unified Carrier Registration board's website that the carrier registration process for the 2018 fiscal year has been indefinitely delayed. The governing UCR Board of Directors has recommended that all states delay the enforcement period of 2018 registration compliance until 90 days after the FMCSA publishes a final rule setting the 2018 registration ...read more
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    This is a reminder that effective October 6, 2017, employers may no longer ask any applicant at any stage of the application process about their past compensation or pay. It is permissible to ask about salary or hourly wages desired during the screening process or on the employment application. No additional conversation about that information would be appropriate. This is part of the new Oregon ...read more
    Categories: General